I have since spoken to many residents who are concerned that firefighters’ efforts may have been hampered by an inability to access water.
I immediately sought advice from the Minister for Emergency Services and met with concerned residents.Read more
In Parliament overnight the Shadow Environment Minister said, “there is no doubt that whilst climate change is real and has occurred over thousands of years, what has always been in scientific dispute is the extent of man’s contribution.”Read more
The operating budget for the Department of Environment and Heritage Protection had increased $23.5 million to enhance and protect the environment.Read more
I confirmed today (Saturday 11 June) the additional funding would be allocated in next week’s State Budget.Read more
World Oceans Day (8 June) is a great reminder to appreciate the biodiversity of our oceans and celebrate the great work being done to protect species such as marine turtles.Read more